American Indian Histories and Cultures Under Databases on library website
Includes manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers up to mid-twentieth century photographs and newspapers.
Defining Gender (1450-1910) Under Databases on library website
Primary British source material covering history, literature, sociology and education from a gendered perspective.
Includes full text of articles in major Canadian newspapers, for example, the Gazette (Montreal).
Includes large collection of materials documenting Canadian heritage.
Library and Archives Canada https://library-archives.canada.ca/eng
Provides access to resources and listing of resources in Canadian arhives (Only a portion of this site is available for public access.)
Print Reference Books
Historical Documents of Canada (1914-1945) Ref F 1003 H5 v.5 Sub-basement
Index to British Parliamentary Papers on
Canada and Canadian Boundary 1800-1899 Ref F 1031.5 I74 Index Sub-basement
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